Antidepressant

Antidepressants are drugs used for the treatment of major depressive disorder and other conditions, including dysthymia, anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, chronic pain, neuropathic pain and, in some cases, dysmenorrhoea, snoring, migraines, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), substance abuse and sleep...
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antidepressant

(an″te-) (an″ti-de-pres┬┤әnt) preventing or relieving depression; stimulating the mood of a depressed patient. an agent that has this effect. One type is the tricyclic antidepressants, so called because of their chemical structure, which has three fused rings; they block reuptak...
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antidepressant

antidepressant drug noun any of a class of drugs used to treat depression; often have undesirable side effects
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antidepressant

a drug that elevates the mood and alleviates mental depression. There are several types, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI's), MAO inhibitors, and tricyclics.
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antidepressant

A drug used to treat depression.
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Antidepressant

A medication that is used to treat depression. Approximatley 10% of all women experience depression during pregnancy. While some antidepressants are not safe to consume during pregnancy and should be avoided, the are various types that are safe for both mother and baby during pregnancy. Broader term(s): Depression
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antidepressant

A medication used to treat depression.
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Antidepressant

A medication used to treat depression.
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antidepressant

an agent that stimulates the mood of a depressed patient, including tricyclic antidepressants and monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
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antidepressant

An agent that stimulates the mood of a depressed patient, including tricyclic antidepressants and monoamine oxidase inhibitors. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Antidepressant

An antidepressant is a drug used that is primarily used in the treatment of clinical depression. Antidepressants are said to stimulate the mood of patients through the chemical manipulation of neurotransmitters in the brain. The various classes of antidepressants commonly include: Tricyclic antidepressants. An older class of antidepressant d...
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Antidepressant

Antidepressant medicine is used to treat depression. For example Fluoxetine, Paroxetine.
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antidepressant

antidepressant, any of a wide range of drugs used to treat psychic depression. They are given to elevate mood, counter suicidal thoughts, and increase the effectiveness of psychotherapy. Before the introduction of such drugs in the late 1950s, most patients with major depression had no recourse but ...
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Antidepressant

Antidepressant: Anything, and especially a drug, used to prevent or treat depression. The available antidepressant drugs include the SSRIs or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, MAOIs or monoamine oxidase inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants, tetracyclic antidepressants, and others. The SSRIs or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors include...
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antidepressant

Any drug used to relieve symptoms in depressive illness. The main groups are the selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), the tricyclic antidepressants (TCADs), and the monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs). They all act by altering chemicals available to the central nervous system. All may produce serious side effects
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antidepressant

any member of a class of drugs used in psychiatry to relieve depression. Such a drug commonly belongs to one of three chemical types: a tricyclic ... [9 related articles]
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Antidepressant

Group of drugs that may help to relieve the symptoms of depression.
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Antidepressant

Literally, substances meant to oppose depressions or sadness, and generally heterocyclic types such as Elavil, MAO inhibitors like phenelzine, or lithium carbonate.
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Antidepressant

Medication used to treat depression.
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Antidepressant

Reduces or prevents depression.
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antidepressant

Type: Term Pronunciation: an′tē-dē-pres′ănt Definitions: 1. Counteracting depression. 2. A pharmacologic agent used in treating depression.
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antidepressant

[n] - any of a class of drugs used to treat depression
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